Betty C. Gerdes, 76, of Show Low, died March 1, 2002. She was born July 11, 1925 in Morrison, Ill. In 1965, she moved from Sterling, Ill. to Phoenix where she worked for First Interstate Bank for 20 years. After her retirement in 1986, she moved to Payson where she was an avid bowler and enjoyed camping and fishing. She moved to Show Low in 1999 after her husband's death.
Survivors include one son, Bryan Gerdes and his wife, Sharon, of Oxnard, Calif.; one daughter, Roberta "Bobbie" Angers and her companion, Steve Roberson, of Show Low; one sister, Haroldine Hubbell of Phoenix; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Robert Gerdes and one brother, Bud Fadden.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park in Payson.
Arrangements were handled by Fletcher's Mortuary of Show Low.